The AIAS Game Maker's Notebook

Re-release: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Creative Director, Marcus Smith

July 31, 2023

We're back with one of our past episodes with Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Creative Director, Marcus Smith! 

Ted Price chats with his long-time colleague at Insomniac Games, Marcus Smith. Together they discuss their history at Insomniac Games; his experiences on the Resistance series and Sunset Overdrive; his thoughts on being a creative director; how to build consensus and foster collaboration on big projects; and the challenges the team faced on the newest entry in the Ratchet & Clank series.

Marcus Smith is a Creative Director at Insomniac Games, with his most recent title being this year's PlayStation 5 hit, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. Previously he worked on several of Insomniac's best known titles including Marvel's Spider-Man, the Resistance series, and Sunset Overdrive

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